Regional Resiliency Fund Offers Grants for Leelanau & TC Area Businesses

Lake Leelanau by Sandy Hansen Photography

Lake Leelanau by Sandy Hansen Photography

The Regional Resiliency Fund is a joint program of Traverse Connect and Venture North, providing grants of up to $5,000 to small businesses in Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau Counties. Regional Resiliency Fund will begin accepting grant applications on Friday, May 29th at 10am. The online application will be open through Friday, June 5th at noon. Grant awards are anticipated to be announced and distributed the week of June 15th.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be headquartered or operate primarily in Benzie, Leelanau, or Grand Traverse counties;
  • Small businesses that employ 9 or fewer full time equivalents (FTE);
  • Exist as a for-profit entity;
  • Currently be open or have a plan to reopen when the executive order is lifted.

Click for online application and FAQ.

If you are not eligible for this particular grant opportunity, please visit Traverse Connect’s Business Resource Guide for additional funding options.

Sandy took this beautiful aerial of South Lake Leelanau last June. See more on her Flickr!